David Lynch’s Art Peers Behind the Facade

MAASTRICHT, the Netherlands — Exploring the Bonnefanten Museum’s David Lynch retrospective here, “Someone Is in My House,” one starts to conjure an image of Mr. Lynch’s hands: They must never stop moving. The American filmmaker known for macabre, enigmatic films such as “Eraserhead,” “Blue Velvet” and “Mulholland Drive,” as well as his recently revived hit…

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Art Collecting Is in His Blood

LONDON — Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza comes from one of Europe’s most famous art-collecting families: A museum in Madrid bears his family name. That institution, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza opened in 1992, when Spain bought the family’s collection of works by masters including Dürer, Caravaggio, Rubens, Monet and van Gogh. The collection, said to have been rivaled…

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Restoring a Corner of Dresden’s Royal Past

BERLIN — From a silver fireplace screen to a jacket spun with golden thread, artifacts from the state apartments of Dresden’s Royal Palace represent the dynasty of August the Strong in full splendor. The property was destroyed during the Allied bombing of February 1945 that reduced much of the Saxon city’s center to rubble, but…

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Tefaf Toughens Its Barriers Against Fakes

The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, the Netherlands, is a cornucopia like those sometimes depicted in the old master paintings on view, spilling over with riches. A sparkling display of jewelry here, a pale ancient Greek statue over there, not far from a contemporary work in glowing neon. But everything that goes on view…

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How a mitochondrial enzyme can trigger cell death

IMAGE: When mitochondria are damaged, cytochrome c can induce a signal that leads to apoptosis. view more  Cytochrome c is a small enzyme that plays an important role in the production of energy by mitochondria. It is also involved in signaling dangerous problems that warrant apoptosis, or programmed cell death. Using solid-state NMR, University of Groningen…

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‘Home’ is where success — or failure — rests: Personal context directly affects CPAP use

IMAGE: Marianne Matthias, PhD and Edward Miech, EdD are Regenstrief Institute research scientists. view more  INDIANAPOLIS — CPAP, short for continuous positive airway pressure, is the most commonly used therapy for obstructive sleep apnea and is prescribed to millions. It is estimated that half of those prescribed CPAP find treatment adherence difficult despite untreated sleep apnea’s…

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New research unlocking the secrets of how languages change

New research is helping scientists around the world understand what drives language change, especially when languages are in their infancy. The results will shed light on how the limitations of the human brain change language and provide an understanding of the complex interaction between languages and the human beings who use them. The project is…

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C-Path, FNIH announce clinical development user’s guide for kidney safety biomarkers

TUCSON, Ariz., March 14, 2019 — The Critical Path Institute’s (C-Path) Predictive Safety Testing Consortium (PSTC) today announced availability of the User’s Guide: Kidney Safety Composite Measure Biomarker for Use in Clinical Development. Authored by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium Kidney Safety Biomarker Project Team and PSTC’s Nephrotoxicity Working…

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CRF research to be presented at ACC.19

New York, NY — March 14, 2019 — Research from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and the CRF Clinical Trials Center will be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session taking place March 16-18, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. They will be presenting the latest…

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Trump administration’s 2020 Budget Request ‘deeply troubling’ for older Americans, AGS

IMAGE: Founded in 1942, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals that has—for more than 75 years—worked to improve the health, independence, and quality… view more  Credit: (C) 2019, American Geriatrics Society Trillions of dollars in cuts to everything from the nation’s largest insurer to programs for training more…

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